Morgan Godvin

Morgan is a freelance writer and harm reductionist from Portland, Oregon. She works as a research associate at the Health in Justice Action Lab.

Hip Hop and Harm Reduction on Tour

Hip hop, like other music genres, is no stranger to drug overdose. The list of dead rappers grows ever-longer: DMX,…

August 30, 2021

The US Faces a Naloxone Shortage at the Worst Possible Time

Life expectancy in the United States plunged by a year and a half in 2020, the worst year-on-year change since…

July 29, 2021

Drug Decriminalization in Oregon: How’s It Going So Far?

Tanesia DeMacon is no stranger to jail. She estimates she was arrested no fewer than 15 times, starting at the…

April 22, 2021

Crack, Mass Incarceration and Black Trauma: Jeffrey’s Story

Jeffrey Calhoun has been shot seven times and sent to prison three. Had he not been granted clemency by President…

August 20, 2020